The Courageous Conversations Series: Welcome to My Bad with Jon Harper.  The show about how and what extraordinary educators learn by sharing their mistakes. We invite you to take the MYBad leadership challenge - Mess up, fess up, and share with us on My Bad.

I Thought I Was Okay Until I Blew Up with Our New Principal

Jon Harper with Susan White

Habegger

I was stressed and challenged, but I was sure I had everything under control. Then one day I walked into my principal's office and snapped.

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I Was Too Focused on "Appearing" to Be a Great Teacher

Jon Harper with Dan Jones

Habegger

I was always the youngest teacher in my school and the other teachers seemed to have it all together. I wanted my peers to think that I was a great teacher.

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I Failed to Make My Expectations Clear, and It Got Ugly

Jon Harper with Sanée Bell

Habegger

I didn't take the time to build relationships and set expectations, which led to a big disconnect with my team.

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I Thought My Job Was to Support Students, Not Teachers

Jon Harper with Danny Steele

Habegger

It's all about the kiddos, right?  I was devastated when I didn't get promoted because I put students first. Eventually, I saw the light.

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Defiant Student: I Won the Power Struggle, but Lost the Relationship

Jon Harper with Jake Habegger

Habegger

When my student became defiant, I decided to put him in his place. I thought I won the power struggle. I didn't.

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